aqualung

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Synonyms for aqualung

a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water

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The adventurous Captain Trevor Hampton was the first man to dive in British waters using an Aqualung, and made the first unaccompanied crossing of the Channel in a folding rubber canoe.
In 1953, Hampton took a dip in front of the Royal Dartmouth Yacht Club, and became the first person to dive in British waters with an Aqualung.
The Commeinhes aqualung was approved by the French War Office in 1937, and he did a demonstration dive off Marseilles, to the depth of 53 metres.
The aqualung became generally available in Britain in 1950 and a number of clubs and schools sprang up, notably the British Underwater Centre, near Dartmouth, run by ex-RAF officer Trevor Hampton.